RECENT BENEFICIARIES

Farnham Coronavirus Support Fund

Farnham Coronavirus Support Fund

The Farnham Institute Charity was involved in setting up the Farnham Coronavirus Support Fund with the Town Council and other local charities. Our Trustees initially donated £2,500 to help get the new initiative off the ground and continue to provide support in these difficult times. The group aims to make grants available to those locally who need help during the crisis.

Space to Grow

Space to Grow

Trustees pledged £1,000 to Space To Grow to help cover the costs of building a bigger shed for the organisations popular 'Men in Sheds' initiative.

Farnham ASSIST

Farnham ASSIST

We have granted £1,684 to Farnham ASSIST to cover the cost of Christmas goodie bags that will be delivered to older individuals living alone in Farnham.

PPE for Hoppa Bus Service

PPE for Hoppa Bus Service

Our team of Trustees recently made a donation of £2,000 towards PPE which was required for workers running the Hoppa Bus service. The PPE has enabled them to continue working safely throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Many people rely on this bus service so its efficiency is essential.

Hale PTA

Hale PTA

A grant of £2,000 was recently awarded to the Hale Parents Teachers Association to cover the cost of much needed IT equipment for the school.

Rural Life Living Museum

Rural Life Living Museum

At our recent Trustee meeting, we awarded the much loved Rural Life Living Museum in Tilford with £5000 to help keep it alive during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Stopgap Dance

Stopgap Dance

We have awarded Stopgap Dance, which operates at the Maltings £3,000 as they are expanding. They create dance productions for national and international touring, with both disabled and non-disabled artists.

Rowledge Guides

Rowledge Guides

1st Rowledge Guides needed to replace their storage shed and our Trustees awarded them £1,500 to cover the costs.

Farnham Cricket Club

Farnham Cricket Club

The Trustees recently made a grant to the Farnham Cricket Club to fund new boundary ropes costing £1,062. The Club was one of the first to be founded in England and is one of the best-known Surrey Clubs.

Bishops Meadow Trust

Bishops Meadow Trust

The Bishops Meadow Trust, a local charitable organisation, has just been awarded a grant of £1,899 to purchase a ride on mower. The aim of the charity is to manage the meadow, increase bio-diversity and make sure it is an enjoyable place for the local community.

Bourne Blades

Bourne Blades

We are delighted to support the new girls Bourne Blades football team and recently provided a grant of £1,000. The girls now have the kit required for their matches.

Farnham District Scouts

Farnham District Scouts

Farnham Scouts have been promoting their latest theme 'going bananas ' at the Tilford activity Centre which needs its kitchen updated. Trustees have granted £2,226 towards fitting out the kitchen.

Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre

Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre

The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre requested funds to have a new leaflet designed and printed at a cost of £630 which Trustees have recently granted.

Potters Gate Primary School

Potters Gate Primary School

A grant of £1000 has recently been given to Potters Gate Primary School to help cover the costs of restocking a very well used library.

Victoria Garden

Victoria Garden

The Victoria Garden is an hidden gem in Farnham where folk can enjoy peace and tranquillity in the centre of town. All the benches are being replaced and the Farnham Institute is donating one at a cost of £744.